The Resource Jazz day : the making of a famous photograph, by Roxane Orgill

Jazz day : the making of a famous photograph, by Roxane Orgill

Label
Jazz day : the making of a famous photograph
Title
Jazz day
Title remainder
the making of a famous photograph
Statement of responsibility
by Roxane Orgill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Esquire magazine planned an issue to salute the American jazz scene in 1958, graphic designer Art Kane pitched a crazy idea: how about gathering a group of beloved jazz musicians and photographing them? He didn't own a good camera, didn't know if any musicians would show up, and insisted on setting up the shoot in front of a Harlem brownstone. Could he pull it off? In a captivating collection of poems, Roxane Orgill steps into the frame of Harlem 1958, bringing to life the musicians' mischief and quirks, their memorable style, and the vivacious atmosphere of a Harlem block full of kids on a hot summer's day. Francis Vallejo's vibrant, detailed, and wonderfully expressive paintings do loving justice to the larger-than-life quality of jazz musicians of the era. Includes bios of several of the fifty-seven musicians, an author's note, sources, a bibliography, and a foldout of Art Kane's famous photograph
Cataloging source
UOJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orgill, Roxane
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Robin Miles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Miles, Robin
  • Vallejo, Francis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American musicians
  • Jazz musicians
  • Jazz
  • African Americans
  • African American musicians
  • African Americans
  • Jazz
  • Jazz musicians
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Jazz day : the making of a famous photograph, by Roxane Orgill
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Publication
Note
  • Container title
  • Accompanying book illustrated by Francis Vallejo
  • Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 book (ix, 55 pages, 1 folded leaf : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (45 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780763669546
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973406472
  • 1530013
  • (OCoLC)ocn973406472
  • 1530013
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Jazz day : the making of a famous photograph, by Roxane Orgill
Publication
Note
  • Container title
  • Accompanying book illustrated by Francis Vallejo
  • Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 book (ix, 55 pages, 1 folded leaf : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (45 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780763669546
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)973406472
  • 1530013
  • (OCoLC)ocn973406472
  • 1530013
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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